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Theatre and Animals

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 96
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Theatre And

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13 September 2013

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Lourdes Orozco considers different representations of animals in performance; suggesting that all animals have the ability to make us question the human, and its relationship to the other. She examines ways in which animals...

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Lourdes Orozco considers different representations of animals in performance; suggesting that all animals have the ability to make us question the human, and its relationship to the other. She examines ways in which animals challenge theatre's ability to make meaning, and considers the surrounding ethical, political and social issues.

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Combining academic rigor with an accessible writing style, the book is ideal for students and scholars as well as the interested theatregoer

Part of the successful and innovative Theatre And series


Series Editors' Preface
Introduction: A Night in the Theatre
1. Theatre and Performance: the 'Odd Fish' within Animal Studies
2. Animals in Art, Spectacle and Text: A Brief History
3. Animals, Philosophy and Ecology
4. Companion Performers and Bio Art: Humans and Animals Share the Stage
5. Towards an Ethics of Animals in Performance
6. Does the Animal Want to be There?: Agency and Responsibility
7. Risks, Accidents and Economics in Animal Performance
8. Animals and their Representations in Performance
Further Reading
Index.
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Lourdes Orozco is Lecturer in Theatre Studies at the Workshop Theatre, University of Leeds, UK. She co-edited two special issues of Contemporary Theatre Review focussing on Catalan Theatre and Flemish Theatre, and is currently working on an edited collection, Performing Animality: Animals in Performance Practices, with Jennifer Parker-Starbuck.

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Lourdes Orozco is Lecturer in Theatre Studies at the Workshop Theatre, University of Leeds, UK. She co-edited two special issues of Contemporary Theatre Review focussing on Catalan Theatre and Flemish Theatre, and is currently working on an edited collection, Performing Animality: Animals in Performance Practices, with Jennifer Parker-Starbuck.

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